free ebooks

A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 17

Sadducismus Triumphatus 1681

1655. Yorkshire. Katherine Earle committed and searched. _York Depositions_, 69.

1655. Salisbury. Margaret Gyngell convicted. Pardoned by the Lord Protector. F. A. Inderwick, _The Interregnum_, 188-189.

1655. Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Mother and daughter Boram said to have been hanged. Hutchinson, _An Historical Essay concerning Witchcraft_, 38.

1656. Yorkshire. Jennet and George Benton of Wakefield examined. _York Depositions_, 74.

1656. Yorkshire. William and Mary Wade committed for bewitching the daughter of Lady Mallory. _York Depositions_, 75-78.

1657. Middlesex. Katharine Evans of Fulham acquitted. _Middlesex County Records_, III, 263.

1657. Middlesex. Elizabeth Crowley of Stepney acquitted, but detained in the house of correction. _Middlesex County Records_, III, 266, 295.

1657. Gisborough, Yorkshire. Robert Conyers, "gent.," accused. _North Riding Record Society_, V, 259.

1658. Exeter. Thomas Harvey of Oakham, Rutlandshire, "apprehended by order of Council by a party of soldiers," acquitted at Exeter assizes, but detained in custody. _Cal. St. P., Dom.,

1658-1659_, 169.

1658. Chard, Somerset. Jane Brooks of Shepton Mallet hanged. Glanvill, _Sadducismus Triumphatus_ (1681), pt. ii, 120-122. (Glanvill used Hunt's book of examinations). J. E. Farbrother, _Shepton Mallet; notes on its history, ancient, descriptive and natural_ (1860), 141.

1658. Exeter. Joan Furnace accused. Cotton, _Gleanings ... Relative to the History of ... Exeter_, 152.

1658. Yorkshire. Some women said to have been accused by two maids. The woman "cast" by the jury. The judges gave a "respite." Story not entirely trustworthy. _The most true and wonderfull Narration of two women bewitched in Yorkshire ..._ (1658).

1658. Wapping, Middlesex. Lydia Rogers accused. _A More Exact Relation of the most lamentable and horrid Contract which Lydia Rogers ... made with the Divel_ (1658). See app. A, Sec. 5, for another tract.

1658. Northamptonshire. Some witches of Welton said to have been examined. Glanvill, _Sadducismus Triumphatus_ (1681), pt. ii, 263-268.

1658. Salisbury, Wilts. The widow Orchard said to have been executed. From a MS. letter of 1685-86, printed in the _Gentleman's Magazine_, 1832, pt. I, 405-410.

1659. Norwich, Norfolk. Mary Oliver burnt. P. Brown, _History of Norwich_, 39. Francis Blomefield, _An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk_ (London, 1805-1810), III, 401.

1659. Middlesex. Elizabeth Kennett of Stepney accused. _Middlesex County Records_, III, 278, 299.

eBook Search
Social Sharing
Share Button
About us is a collection of free ebooks that can be read online. Ebooks are split into pages for easier reading and better bookmarking.

We have more than 35,000 free books in our collection and are adding new books daily.

We invite you to link to us, so as many people as possible can enjoy this wonderful free website.

© 2010-2013 - All Rights Reserved.

Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Contact Us